Hugh Friel

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The Atrix: Chris Green, Hugh Friel, John Borrowman and Dick Conroy. Their complex songs produced by Phil Chevron, Midge Ure and John Leckie are brilliant exemplars of the intelligent new wave.

The Magnet Bar. Pearse Street. Late 1980. The Atrix play. Swirls of image and lyrics, vectors of vivid and deft poetics layered across the kaleidoscop(...)

In 2010 Shaun Kelly (centre) was driving a car which collided with another travelling in the opposite direction. One man (66) and seven young men were all killed.

The man responsible for Ireland’s worst ever single road crash has been released from prison in time for Christmas. Co Donegal man Shaun Kelly (29),(...)

Fine Gael TD and Minister for Equality David Stanton:  Addressed the annual Traveller Pride awards in Dublin. Photograph: The Irish Times

The hearts and minds of the settled population must be won over before Traveller ethnicity can be recognised, the Minister of State for Equality has s(...)

A car in which seven men died is taken away from the scene of a crash in Co Donegal. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire.

A jury at the inquest into the deaths of eight men who died in a Co Donegal road crash has returned a verdict of unlawful killing. Seven friends died(...)

A solicitor for the man found guilty of dangerous driving causing the deaths of eight people in a car crash in Inishowen, Co Donegal  attempted to stop the inquest from going ahead without Shaun Kelly’s evidence. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire.

A number of the relatives of eight people who were killed in a car crash in Inishowen, Co Donegal have complained that the inquest into the deaths wil(...)

File photograph of Shaun Kelly arriving at court.

Prosecutors have told the Court of Appeal that the four-year sentence imposed on a man whose dangerous driving caused the deaths of eight people was t(...)

Those who died in the Clonmany crash in July  2010  (clockwise from top left) Damien  McLaughlin, James McEleney, Eamon McDaid, PJ McLaughlin, Hugh Friel, Ciaran Sweeney, Paul Doherty and Mark McLaughlin.

The Director of Public Prosecutions is to appeal the sentence handed down to Shaun Kelly, the Co Donegal man found guilty of dangerous driving causing(...)

Shaun Kelly arriving at Letterkenny Circuit Court. He was jailed for two years for causing a car crash that killed eight people in Inishowen. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A Co Donegal man has been jailed for two years and disqualified from driving for 10 years for causing a crash that killed eight people in Inishowen. S(...)

Shaun Kelly (24), is accused of causing the deaths by dangerous driving of eight men in Co Donegal in July 2010. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A judge has ordered that a man accused of causing the deaths of eight men in one of Ireland’s most high-profile road incidents be psychological(...)

Eamonn McDaid, one of eight people who died in a car crash in Co Donegal in July 2010.

A Judge has asked legal teams to “get their heads together” to allow a dangerous driving case to go ahead. Judge John O’Hagan said all (...)